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leader qaddafi says he will do whatever it takes to stay in control. even as u.s. and european forces continue to pound targets across libya. linda so is standing by with the latest. >> reporter: well, qaddafi is vowing to fight a long war. but the latest offense sigh sending a strong message that -- offensive is sending a strong message that he is not safe they struck his compound yards from his tent. the u.s. says he was not a target rather the goal was to take out his military capabilities. it's unclear whether qaddafi was-- where qaddafi was during the attack. this is the second day of air strikes. u.s. and allied forces pounded targets across libya with cruise missiles and stealth bombers and fighter jets. u.s. says a no-fly zone is in place and insist it will hand over control to european or nato led coalitions in a matter of days. >> we will continue to support the colation and be a member of the coalition. we will have a military role but we will not have the preeminent role. >> reporter: a u.s. official says he is not sure how long the offense will last or if qaddafi will ste
is expected to say the decision was made to get involved in libya to avert a humanitarian crisis. the u.s. will not be leading the mission from here on out. nato has announced it will take over all military operations. this morning, rebel forces are closing in on qaddafi's hometown and make their way towards tripoli. they recaptured key oil towns and are promising to restart stalled oil exports prompting a drop in crude oil. here at home he faces criticism from washington and the public over the he doo significance to get -- decision to get involved and tonight he has to make the case. >> this policy has been cark eyed by con-- characterized by confusion. and one hand they say it's humanitarian and the other hand they say qaddafi must go. >> reporter: we have information at abc2news.com. if you go to the main page at top, will see the news tab and click on that and click under world and it will take you to this page and we put up new stories for you. more regarding the address tonight obama's address to the nation regarding the crisis in libya. also the latest on nato's plaps to take over
about moved across the southern u.s. and made its way into our region which could mean flooding in several areas. linda so is live this morning out in the elements in mount washington. linda, what are you seeing so far this morning? >> reporter: well, so far no flooding. things don't look too bad at the jones falls in mount washington. we came out here because this area is prone to flooding. in 2004, they dealt with a really bad storm. lots of rain flooded cars and damaged the stores here at mount washington mill. you've got whole foods and starbucks and other stores. but today, so far, it's not badch the rain has been coming down steady overnight. but this morning, so far, no problems with flooding. you know, our area has not gotten as bad as other states pounded by the storm. and chattanooga tennessee homes are flooded and creeks are swollen as people try to deal with the mess. here in our area, we could see flooding later in the day in lowlying areas. here's somethings -- low lying areas. here's somethings you can do. make sure storm drains are clear. no trash or other debris
at falls road and cold spring lane in north baltimore. >>> time is 5:03. arguments are expected at the u.s. supreme court in what would be the largest sexual discrimination class action suit in history. and it's against the world's largest retailer wal-mart. linda so joins us with details. >> reporter: the women in the case say they were passed over for propotions -- promotion paid less than men and told to pretty up for work. today they put on the biggest fight as they head to the supreme court. it started with six women in california who didn't know each other but claim they went through the same thing. christine is one of the original six. she says wal-mart discriminated against her and had an old boy culture for pay and promotion. christine says managers held business meters at hooters and referred to women as little janey cues. here's sticking point, she is not just suing over what happened to her, but also on behalf of nearly every woman who worked for the company. >> i am rocking the whole company and i am doing it for myself and every woman who is afraid to do it for herself. >> re
before the weekend. megan. >>> five minutes after five. today the u.s. senate will vote on a measure to prevent government from shutting down on friday. the house passed the bill which fund the federal government for two more weeks at least. this is a temporary fix. the bill cuts spending by $4 billion but democrats and republicans have to compromise on how to fund the government for the rest of 2011. >>> while we are on the subject of money, the national average price for a gallon has reached $3.38. that's up more than 19 cents in just one week. in california, some commuters are paying $4 a gallon a gas. prices in the u.s. have been surging at levels not seen since hurricane katrina in 2005. if you are looking for the lowest prices in your neighborhood, go to abc2news.com and click on the traffic tab on the home page and click on gas prices. you can zoom into your own neighborhood and check the lowest prices. >>> time is 5:06. the airlines are being impacted by the rising fuel prices. american says it is going to fly to a little less than expected this year. cutbacks if copied by ot
runs in libya. and the president vowing the u.s. will not be involved long- term. >>> now, a move to expand the no-fly zone closer to tripoli. we will have the latest on continuing action in northern africa. >>> and the physics of go carts. how a teacher is using a scaled down racetrack to educate students. we will tell you when "good morning maryland" returns. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> nine minutes after five. typically, physics is not the most popular class among student. but one florida charter school is trying to change that. educators wanted to show students go carts are not only fun but educational too. frederick hiller plans to teach the class called the physics of motor sports this fall. he says dozens of students are showing interest. the school's principal dr. bill jones, is thrilled. >> i think it will bring kids into the science and physics that normally just wouldn't get involved or wouldn't take a second look at it. >> residents who live next door have complained to the city citing the go carts would be too loud when they are used. so he says the spot they
. from bad to worst is what we are saying about the situation in libya. >> what the u.s. is considering to do to further assist the rebels in their battle. >>> the first celebrity dancer is heading home following the first elimination on "dancing with the stars." we will tell you who when "good morning maryland" returns. achoo! the seasons change, but we still may suffer from nasal allergy symptoms. they can hit you year round... indoors or out. achoo! oh to have relief. prescription nasonex is clinically proven to help relieve nasal allergy symptoms... including congestion, runny and itchy nose and sneezing. [ female announcer ] side effects may include headache, viral infection, sore throat, nosebleeds, and coughing. infections of the nose and throat and eye problems, including glaucoma or cataracts may occur. have regular eye exams. slow wound healing may occur, so do not use nasonex until your nose has healed from any sore, surgery or injury. nasonex can increase your risk of getting infections. avoid contact with infections like chicken pox or measles while using nasonex. it does n
the devastating earthquake and tsunami mit and now japan is reaching out to the u.s. for help. emergency workers have gotten desperate using water cannons to cool the troubled reactors. one expert says it's like using a squirt gun to put out a forest fire. but there's a bit of good news. operators at the nuclear plant connected a power line to the complex. they are hoping that line will restart the water pumps needed to cool down the reactors. the u.s. is flying in five high pressure water pumps if that doesn't work. japanese engineers are making a startling admission saying they may have to bury the nuclear plant in sand and concrete. it's the only way to preveapt catastrophic release of radiation. here -- prevent a catastrophic release of radiation. >> there's a lot of space between here and japan. so we don't expect an impact here, but we want to make sure. >> reporter: and this morning, survivors observed a moment of silence to mark the one week anniversary since the tsunami and earthquake hit. 6500 dead and more than 10,000 missing. we have had the latest at abc2news.com. if you scroll down
for one u.s. city after high water shut down roads. >>> it's party time, y'all. we'll take you to new orleans for mardi gras. >>> this is a live picture of lax airport, cloudy, rainy, low 60s in los angeles this morning. we'll be right back. 3 o'clock. my daily meeting with a salty snack and then a 3:15, with my guilt. [ female announcer ] new special k cracker chips. 27 crispy chips. 110 delicious calories. mmmmmmm...good meeting. same time tomorrow? [ female announcer ] find them in the cracker aisle. i see a bag and think... i could have a chip. yeah right. that's why they're called chips? [ female announcer ] new special k cracker chips. 27 crispy chips. 110 delicious calories. another cracker chip? don't mind if i do! [ female announcer ] find them in the cracker aisle. >>> nine minutes after 5:00 this morning. >>> across much of the country this morning, people are driving and picking up the pieces after a weekend of wild, wet weather. this is indiana, heavy rains flooded streets and caused a lot of headaches for drivers there. high water stalled cars, which kept tow truck drive
the u.s. food and drug administration is banning certain imports from japan to make sure that the contaminated food doesn't make its way into our grocery stores. milk, milk product, fruits, vegetables from affecteded areas will no longer be allowed in the united states. >>> back up in your car, it can be tricky ordaining rouse when smaller kids are around. we will tell you -- dangerous when smaller kids are around. what-- we will tell you what the government may require to keep from lives being lost. >>> elton john's touching tribute to elizabeth taylor. >>> thanks for joining us this morning. it's 5:15. no doubt about it, backing up in busy parking lot can be hard look to make sure no one is behind. but sometimes you can't see people in your blind spots. the nation's capital is holding a hearing to make rear car cameras in your car manned tory. patrick is now 16. at 1 month he went from a healthy toddler to a pair pledgea in a parking lot -- paraplegic in a parking lot while he was holding his mother's hand. >> a man throws his car in reverse without warning and is not p
pay and a variety of services around the u.s. would close. >> national parks museums, visa offices, there's nothing good about this. it shows a lack of ability to make decision and that's the uncertainty is never good for the ecomony. >> not everything would shut down. the military would still operate and government checks would still be issued. >>> the effects of the budget cuts and possible shutdown will likely be felt all across maryland. but democratic senator ben carden says anyone relying on disability checks that could be impacted could be impacted the most. >> this budget would cut programs that are important to you. it would cut the budget of the social security administration to such a point that if you file for disability issue it would take an extra couple months before a determination could be made. >> a press release from his office says the shutdown could delay funding for other senior programs including one providing medication discounts. >>> time 5:03. we want to know what you think about the possible shutdown of the government. do you think it had happen? how will
down. >> he must leave. >> president obama has approve the use of u.s. military aircraft and civilian flights to help refugees. he left open the idea of establishing a no-fly zone in libya. >>> it's 5:06. mawrya carry says she was -- mariah carey says she was unaware and naive. what she and other stars did to raise eyebrower. >>> things getting worse in wisconsin. protesters forced to leave the state capitol and things are violent. we will show you when we return in a few minutes. [ dog barking ] mom! breakfast? in this house? in the morning i can use all the help i can get. that's why i love nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast and even whole-wheat waffles. it's a quick and easy way to give my family a breakfast they'll want to eat. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients, like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. they love the taste and i feel good that they're ready to tackle the day. ♪ nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. Ñw>yÑ[=]q?? >>> you're lookality live pictures this morning-- looking at live pictures this mornin
. >>> the u.s.-our peen officials -- and european officials are using terrifies words, deer tier ating and apocalypse. president obama says americans will be flown out of the country and we are learning the desperate measures such as dropping water on the reactors are being done at the insistence of the united states. hundreds of thousands of japanese evacuees are jammed into shelters with little or no food and medicine. >> and within the next few hours a. young woman from howard county will begin a long trek home from japan. we met danielle jakors friday. she is a student at the towson university spending her senior year on an exchange program. she was in a class at to beingo international university friday when the quake hit. more than 6,000 miles away in columbia, her mother was in bed. >> i remember the clock it was 1:47 a.m. when she called me and then i've been up probably ever since. >> no doubt about that. university in toning yoke -- tokyo canceled -- in tokyo canceled the rest of the committer. her host family can't spare the gas to drive her to the airport and she is walking
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